Raj star turn at Taste Real Food event

Raj Mandal

 

Star chef Raj Mandal will be putting on a show at the Bedford Swan Beer and Food Festival on Thursday November 8th - Sunday 11th.

 

The cask ales and Taste Real Food event, will include a live master class butchery demonstration of Game at 6pm Friday November 9th. Raj will be helped by James, Head Butcher of Summerhill Farm shop winners of the 2011 Taste Real Food Traditional Sausage Challenge Cup.

 

Raj, General Manager of Bedford College Services Ltd, the commercial hospitality division of the outstanding educational organisation, is best known for his live shows at events like the Bedford River Festival and The Mansion House at Old Warden Park, as well as winning international competitions.

 

Said Raj: "Encouraging people to eat and drink quality food, wine and beer is part of our educational master plan at Bedford College. We are on a mission to train the best chefs in our hospitality department and to provide the best services through our commercial division. So come along and see the show."

 

The Bedford Swan Hotel Beer and Food Festival opens at 5 pm on Thursday Nov 8 and is open from noon til late Fri, Sat and Sun with 36 beers all at £3 a pint with a variety of local food to try  - including the biggest banger in Bedfordshire. The final of The Taste Real Food Traditional Sausage Challenge cup will be on Saturday 10th at 6pm. Come along and taste the final sausages before the winner is announced.

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